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Cypher System Stats for Star Trek Starships

The Cypher System core rules has four stats for Star Ships: Level, Weapon Systems, Health, and Damage. I like how Ryan Chaddok converted the common Star Trek ships (using the most excellent Last Unicorn Games book as a source). There’s a starship vehicles table on page 255 of the CSR.  Importantly, it has Levels and […]

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Star Trek and Star Wars Cypher System Pregens

I’ve been thinking about pre-gens for potential Cypher System Star Trek and Star Wars one-shots. Nerdarchy has a great post which stats out the most popular characters in both franchises. This will serve as a great way to create pregens (just take the character sentences, and make them all Tier 1 characters). The Cypher Rules […]

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Polls Results for Favorite Star Wars Edition

Yesterdays announcement of a 30th year anniversary reprint of “Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game” has prompted some discussion of which Star Wars RPG edition was the best. I did some polling this last year and have some interesting insights on this topic. Favorite Star Wars RPG Sytem (d6, d20, FFG, etc.) I ran a poll […]

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Star Trek Flavored Cypher System Games

One of the things l love about Savage Worlds is how you can use setting-specific card decks and tokens for bennies to add the feeling of whatever genre you’re emulating. Here’s an example of using Pirate themed bennies for settings like 50 Fathoms. Great stuff! Using the Cypher System, you can also emulate settings by […]

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Redmark Session 20: The Wrath of Jabbanana

March 18-20, Third Age 1331 March 18 Marcus Almost Becomes Mr. Jabbanana When last we left our heroes, Marcus had been offered Chief Dugabungaloo’s daughter, Jabbanana. Now, all eyes are on Marcus as the tribe awaits his decision. Jabbanana’s enormous belly quivers in anticipation. Marcus kneels before the king of the island and delivers a […]

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Redmark Session 19: A Dalliance With Mermaids

March 17, Third Age 1331 March 17 Having safely navigated the unnatural vortex to the very mysteriously alien world that purportedly holds the Fountain of Immortal Life, party and crew have an encounter like something straight out of The Iliad.  Gloriously beautiful mermaids.  Well… If you’re into half fish women, they were gloriously beautiful.  But […]

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